Performance artist reinvents fashion through live 'upcycling' of participants' clothing
Filming and editing by Tara Flynn On July 5 2013, artist Lisa Simpson (aka Agente Costura) transformed grunt gallery in Vancouver BC during an all day (2-10pm) performance. VANDOCUMENT’s Tara Flynn spent a section of the afternoon recording the performance. This beautifully edited piece provides a glimpse into Agente Costura and her work. Agente Costura’s […]
An evening of fashionable cycling culture, captured in pictures
Photos by Sheng Ho Vancouver Cycle Chic, “a bunch of friends who love style and bike riding,” held Cycle Chic Social at Chapel Arts on Friday July 5 2013. It’s “a party in celebration of lifestyle, fashion, art, food, and music” that featured several designers, dj’s and dancing. — For more info: Vancouver Cycle Chic […]
The launch of a new, outdoor and inclusive event in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside aims to build community "by defeating and challenging the legacy of isolation and segregation by creating space in the outdoors for cultural sharing"
Photos by Alan Derksen We acknowledge that Vancouver is located on unceded Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples. On Friday afternoon from 11am-4pm, an ambitious project held it’s inaugural event in the Downtown Eastside. The Community Unity Celebration is a community-initiated, community-led group that aims to strengthen Vancouver’s DTES by coming together to […]